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Sujata Sidhu Gibson, a local attorney and activist, has announced the latest campaign for the 125th New York State Assembly seat, joining an increasingly crowded field of candidates. She'll be seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat, replacing Democrat Barbara Lifton, who announced he…

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Another protest against the Coastal GasLink Pipeline in Canada has broken out at the Chase Bank at City Centre on E. State Street. The branch location is closed currently, with the front entrance locked and a police presence. A few protestors gathered in the bank's lobby before the front doo…

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A crowd of Ithaca residents has formed a protest in solidarity with the thousands of other protests against the proposed Coastal GasLink Pipeline, which would supply natural gas across Canada. However, the pipeline would cross through land populated by the indigenous Wet’suwet’en people loca…

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The Ithaca Police Department investigated an attempted armed robbery that occurred during the evening of Feb. 9 in the Seneca Street parking ramp. The victim said that a black male approximately 20 to 30 years of age wearing all dark clothing approached the victim in the parking ramp. The su…

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Over the last few months, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s Night Economy Committee has been working to establish some goals on what will make downtown Ithaca a more desirable place to be at any time of the night. While nightlife still thrives, particularly on the weekends and when the students…

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A second student has tested negative for 2019 novel Coronavirus, according to public health officials. This comes two days after another student at Cornell University tested negative for the virus. As of now, there are still no confirmed cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in New York State and …

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The Ithaca Police Department has received information about drugs possibly being added to drinks at a local bar. This incident is currently under investigation. Officers are reminding residents not to consume drinks that were not prepared in front of you, never leave a drink unattended, and …

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With the Green Street Garage reconstruction project looming and the redevelopment of the Seneca Street Garage planned for the near future, parking space availability will be limited for drivers looking to come downtown. This comes at an especially inopportune time, as the downtown developmen…

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Sometime before 3 p.m, Tompkins County 911 received a call for a woman in distress near Six Mile Creek between Treva Avenue and Giles Street. The Ithaca Police and Fire Departments, and Bangs Ambulance responded to the call. A passerby heard the woman’s call for help and stood by to direct c…

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Officials of Ithaca High School notified that a 16-year-old student of Ithaca High School had left campus. The Ithaca Police Department was told the student might be a danger to himself. Ithaca Police searched the City of Ithaca and broadcast a notification to all Tompkins County Police Agen…

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The abrupt announcement this week that Cornell University would be closing the Cornell Orchards Store indefinitely has sparked an intense public response, most prominently in the form of a Change.org petition to save the store that has spread widely on social media.